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Asking the right question can challenge your students to think deeply and share their perspectives. Questioning can provide the proper scaffolding to deepen student thinking, understanding, and application of knowledge. In this book, you’ll learn
Author Erik Francis offers examples of good questions across content areas and grade levels, as well as structures to help teachers create and use the different kinds of questions.
(ASCD book, 2016) 7 7/8” x 9 7/8, 175 pages
This Quick-Start Guide provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for English language arts at the middle school level.
Educator Alexis Wiggins provides a step-by-step guide for the implementation of Spider Web Discussion, covering everything from introducing the technique to creating rubrics for discussion self-assessment to the nuts-and-bolts of charting the conversations and using the data collected for formative assessment. She also shares troubleshooting tips, ideas for assessment and group grading, and the experiences of real teachers and students who use the technique to develop and share content knowledge in a way that’s both revolutionary and truly inspiring.